Welcome to Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital
Your Veterinarian in College Station,TX
Call us at (979) 693-8870

Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital is proud to serve Brazos Valley, Bryan/College Station Area and the surrounding communities. We are dedicated to providing the highest level of veterinary medicine along with friendly, compassionate service.

We believe in treating every patient as if they were our own pet, and give them the same loving attention and care. We are a group of highly trained, experienced animal lovers who are devoted to giving our patients the best care possible.

At Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital, we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

College Station Veterinarians | Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital | (979) 693-8870

3102 Texas Avenue South
College Station, TX 77845

  • Dr.
    Neil Van Stavern
    DVM, Practice Owner

    Dr. Neil Van Stavern has been practicing veterinary medicine in College Station for 36 years. After years of instructing at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, he opened his private practice in 1982.

  • Dr.
    Laura Bay-Williams

    Dr. Laura Bay-Williams graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 1999. She has been practicing at Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital since 2001. Dr. Bay has a special interest in surgery, feline and canine preventative medicine, dentistry and ultrasound.

  • Dr.
    Joseph Swartz

    We are happy to announce the addition of Dr. Joseph Swartz to our veterinary team. Dr. Joseph Swartz graduated from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2016. He started as a veterinary assistant at Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital in 2010, and has returned to join the Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital team as a veterinarian.

  • Lori

    Lori has been our devoted practice manager since 1999. When Lori is away from the office you will find her spending time with her family or playing soccer with friends. She has two spoiled rotten dogs; Duo a husky mix and Maggie an Australian shepherd.

  • Lisa Hunziker
    Office Assistant

    Lisa works with our practice manager, Lori, and Dr. Van Stavern to assist in the hiring process and employee relations. She also assists our bookkeeper with invoicing, accounts receivable and manages payroll.

  • Sarah O.
    Head Technician

    Sarah has been working with Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital since May of 2013. She is a Certified Veterinary Assistant and is currently taking classes with AAHA Cedar Valley College to become a licensed veterinary technician. Sarah is also the trusted pet sitter of many of our clients.

  • Diorella
    Head Technician

    Diorella graduated from A&M in 2001 with a degree in Animal Science. Diorella previously worked at Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital in 2000 and started working with us again in October of 2006. She enjoys spending time with her family and pets.

  • Leslie

    Leslie is a graduate from Blinn’s Veterinary Technology Program and has been a Registered Veterinary Technician since September 2013. Leslie has a passion for rescuing animals. She has two cats and a dog.

  • Renee

    Renee is a a licensed veterinary technician and has been a major asset to our technician team. She graduated from Bel-Rea Institute in 2009 and has worked in Colorado and Germany before her time here at Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital.

  • Kimberly

    Kim is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has been working with us since March. She has worked as a veterinary assistant in Victoria and Dickinson, Texas previously and we are so happy that she has joined our team.


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Van Stavern Small Animal Hospital


8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


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8:00 am-5:30 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


Boarding Pickup/Drop Off 8:00am - 8:30am

Boarding Pickup/Drop Off 3:00pm - 3:30pm


Boarding Pickup/Drop Off 8:00am - 8:30am

Boarding Pickup/Drop Off 3:00pm - 3:30pm

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  • "I love the staff and how well they take care of my dogs. Always clean, always polite, always very helpful."
    Luis Ramon Ruelas-Villanueva